A relative plans to come down to Miami in January to run the marathon. He called me recently and asked, "Hey, Jerry, am I going to be able to run in the streets of Miami? I hear from Obama that because of climate issues, the streets there are flooded, even with fish!"
It has been said that "religion is box office poison." Mel Gibson disproved that 11 years ago with "The Passion of the Christ."
The move to censor God from society is all too familiar to a man who grew up in an atmosphere of forced atheism. As a child, all he ever wanted was to live in "the land of the free."
Once the Supreme Court has ruled, that's it. Case closed. Right? Not necessarily.
Are pro-lifers violent? No. But there are those who accuse them of such.
Recent events have called into question the issue of obeying the government in all ways — even in all circumstances.
As another Labor Day approaches, how are we doing when it comes to work?
"Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world," wrote Yeats in "The Second Coming." He penned those words in 1919, but as David Lehman observes, those words provide a "summary of the present age."
As the school year begins to gear up again, it's a given that in classrooms across the country, evolution will be taught virtually everywhere and virtually always as a proven fact.
George Washington was a committed churchgoer all his life, even when it was difficult to attend.
As I read the news, I am dismayed to see how few people seem to be preparing for the only day in their lives that matters more than any other---the day they give an account to God.
Unless you've been in a cave the last few days or you only get your news from the mainstream media, I am sure you are well aware of the Planned Parenthood scandal exposed by a secret videotape.
About one hundred years ago a terrible massacre was taking place against Christians. It was the Armenian massacre, where literally hundreds of thousands of Christians were slaughtered just for being Christian by Muslims in what is now Turkey.
To conceive of America apart from religious liberty is almost unthinkable. But recent events have shown us the unthinkable may be right around the corner, with long-established religious rights being brushed away---despite weak judicial assurances to the contrary.
Recently we have seen judicial activism on steroids at the Supreme Court. That is especially true in their hubris-laden decision to set aside "the laws of nature and of nature's God" and say that same-sex marriage is now the law of the land in all 50 states.
Mr Sanders Goes to Hollywood. And he got a good reception too. That is, super-liberal Bernie Sanders, Democrat from Vermont who believes in socialistic policies, has a message that apparently resonates with the limousine liberals in Tinseltown
Aristotle once said, "Men start revolutionary changes for reasons connected with their private lives." Is there a link to Karl Marx and his own abysmal failure as a family man and the all-out assault on the traditional family today?
I just read in the news an Associated Press story: "A New York man who sought help from a fortuneteller to fix a romantic relationship says she scammed him out of more than $700,000."
It is so sad to read the news about the latest sex scandals involving prominent Christian leaders. I pray for them, and I pray for their victims.
I believe that America is kept safe by the military, which has had a spiritual shield held over it from before we were even a country---by the chaplains. But today chaplains are under enormous pressure to fully embrace political correctness.
Will the last true Christian in America please turn out the lights on the way out? A recent study on religion and America that has received much attention has been interpreted by some to indicate that Christianity is on its virtual deathbed.
By now, gallons of ink have been spilled on the recent meeting in the Dallas area where the contest was held on who could draw the best picture of Mohammed.
On Saturday, March 28, 2015, thousands marched in Indianapolis in favor of same-sex marriage rights. On Saturday, April 25, 2015, thousands marched in Washington, D.C. in opposition to same-sex marriage. Which story did the media cover?
The other day I was with a group singing the National Anthem. When we got to the part about "the land of the free," the word didn't come out. I got as far as "the land of the ---." But I froze with the word "free" on my lips.
April 2015 marks the 150th anniversary of Robert E. Lee's surrender to Ulysses Grant, effectively ending the U.S. Civil War, the bloodiest conflict our nation has ever witnessed.